FOOD ACCESS: Growing upwards of 12,000 pounds of fresh produce a year, The Farm at Stonehill is working to address hunger and food access locally. In a recent story, The Enterprise reported on how The Farm donates its produce to area organizations and sells it at low prices through its mobile market in Brockton mid-June to early-November. Read the story here.
TOP COLLEGE: Keeping company with the likes of Harvard, MIT, Williams, Tufts, and Smith, Stonehill is among the 30 best colleges in Massachusetts, according to Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s top colleges. Of the 650 schools on the Forbes list, Stonehill is at 227. See our profile.
BENEFICIAL PAIN: A diagnosis of Stage 3 testicular cancer early in his last semester hit Billy Wingo ’19 hard, but not for long. After some tears and why me questions, Wingo, a Skyhawks linebacker, rallied to confront the disease with an approach he calls beneficial pain. Meet Billy.
SUPPORT & SUCCESS: Resting between Boston and Providence, Stonehill, according to the latest Princeton Review: The Best 385 Colleges, is a place where students say “I can be myself,” and “I am supported in all my endeavors” by a community of people who “want [me] to succeed.” Find out more here.
REC OF THE MONTH: Opened in 1988 then renovated and expanded in 2015, the Sally Blair Ames Sports Complex continues to be recognized for enhancing wellness options in support of varsity athletics, club & intramural sports, and recreational fitness. Campus Rec magazine hailed the SpoCo as its Rec of the Month cover feature. Take a look here.
THIS WEEK ON THE HILL
RESIDENCE AREAS OPEN
Move-ins this weekend!
Sat., Aug. 24 | First-year students (2023) and new transfers
Sun., Aug. 25 | Classes of 2020, 2021 and 2022
NO SPORTS ON CAMPUS THIS WEEK
Keep your eyes peeled for preseason scrimmages on campus! The regular season will kick off in early September.
Click here for a schedule that includes all sports
This week in 2016, we named our campus Interfaith Meditation Garden after local Rabbi H. David Werb. Take a look. Thank you for reading, we'll see you next week!